Originally Posted by HarryT
The problem of course is that I've taken advantage of the painter's labour and then reneged on my part of the contract - to pay for the painter's time in doing the painting. This is exactly analogous to piracy. You're taking advantage of the creator's labour, but refusing to pay for the work that you've benefited from.
No it is not exactly analogous. Since the painter did not produce an unlimited number of painted fences.